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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:07 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:04
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HR6296

Below the horizon.  Rise: 17:04 | Tran: 22:06 | Set: 3:11
Alt: -39.81°   Az: 49.60°   Direction: North-East

HR6296 is a giant star of spectral class G8 in the constellation of Ophiuchus.

HR6296 visual magnitude is 6.19. Because of its faintness, HR6296 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Image of HR6296 star
DSS2 image of HR6296. The red arrow shows the motion of HR6296 during the next 10000 years (3.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -13.50 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

16h 58m 47s
-10° 59’ 59”
14h 26m 19s
07h 25m 07s

J2000

16h 57m 26s
-10° 57’ 47”

Galactic Coordinates

19.28°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR6296 star
Simplified finder chart for HR6296.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.19
Giant

1.76
G8III
4743K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR6296 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR6296. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR6296 is distant 250.77 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 103 kilometers per second.

76.92
250.77
-103 km/s
0.021 arcsec/y
-0.081"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO160186
SAO160186

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR6296 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 101.0°
Max altitude: 27.5°
Azimuth: 259.0°